Magnificent Sam
The Amazing Adventures of 
Sam Houston




The Amazing Adventures of Sam Houston

SAM HOUSTON RESOURCES

Looking for more resources to learn about Sam Houston
and the Texas Revolution?




WEBSITES
www.samhoustonmovie.com (Sam Houston related activities, resources and links)
www.thealamo.org (resources and information about the Alamo)
www.samhoustonhistoricschoolhouse.org (information about Sam's school in Tennessee)
www.thc.state.tx.us (Texas Historical Commission site)
www.sanjacinto-museum.org (information about San Jacinto and their museum)
www.birthplaceoftexas.com (interactive tools and information about the history of Washington-on-the-Brazos and the Texas Revolution)
www.txindependence.org (information about the Texas Revolution)
www.thehermitage.com (history of the Hermitage and Andrew Jackson)


Portrait of Sam Houston by JC Buttre (1858) 
after a daguerreotype by BP Paige

BOOKS
Sam Houston  by James L. Haley
Eighteen Minutes by Stephen L. Moore
The Raven by Marquis James
Sam Houston and the American Southwest by Randolph Campbell
General Houston's Little Spy  by Cara Skinner
Race to Velasco  by Paul N. Spellman
Texas: Cowboys and Campfires
 by Nancy Alana
Historic Houston: How to See It
 by Lucinda Freeman
The Adventures of Arnie Armadillo
by Kathy Gause



Sam Houston 
Portrait by Mathew Brady (1856)

MOVIES
(available from www.samhoustonmovie.com)
"The Alamo". Touchstone Pictures. 2004
"Gone to Texas". Republic Pictures. 2001



                                                              "Surrender of Santa Anna" by William Huddle (1886)


PLACES TO VISIT
TENNESSEE
The Sam Houston Schoolhouse (Maryville)
Sam Houston Homesite (Maryville)
Cades Cove-Thompson Brown House (Maryville)
The Hermitage (Nashville)


ALABAMA
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
TEXAS
The Alamo (San Antonio)
Independence Hall and Star of the Republic Museum 
(Washington, Tx)
Fannin Battleground (Goliad)
Sam Houston Memorial Museum, Steamboat and Woodland Homes, Sam Houston Tomb/Gravesite, Sam Houston Statue (Huntsville)
Independence Baptist Church, Sam's baptism site on Rocky Creek, site of Houston home and Margaret's 1863 home, gravesites of Margaret, Nancy Lea and Eliza (Independence)
San Jacinto Monument/Battleground/Museum (LaPorte)
San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site (San Felipe)
Texas State Capitol and governor's mansion (Austin)



                      

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